Our Best Closet Cleaning Advice Of All Time

published Dec 30, 2017
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The New Year is right around the corner, and with it comes a new burst of energy that makes people want to roll up their sleeves and organize their lives. And what better place to start than our over-stuffed, bursting-at-the-seems, stress-inducing, messy closets? If you’re getting stress sweats just thinking about your own wardrobe, stick around. Ahead is a roundup of our (*picks up megaphone*) best closet cleaning advice of all time! Let’s tackle this together.

Are you super aware you need to trim your closet, but have no idea where to start? This list gives you common-sense items to cut, and they’re options that won’t make you want to wring your hands with uncertainty. To give you a preview, things like “shoes that make you limp” and “gifts you have always hated” are on the list.

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Do you need help doing more than throwing out the bridesmaid dresses and tarnished costume jewelry from your wardrobe? This article breaks down how to declutter your closet when you have an awful time giving away your clothes.

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Do you know your closet needs a weed-wacker applied to it, but you just can’t force yourself to pull the cord and get it revving? This article breaks down just how your attitude will change when you have clothes you only love in your wardrobe. It might give you that final push!

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It’s time to get cut-throat, and you can get there with questions like “Have I used this item in the past year?” and “If I was shopping right now, would I buy this again?”

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If you don’t have the patience to overhaul your closet every six months and would rather keep it tidy year-round, this 30 second tip will help you prune your wardrobe in real-time.

Declutter Your Closet: A 30-Second Tip

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A real-life home organizer shares her favorite tips on how to painlessly declutter your wardrobe without any excuses.

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If you find yourself constantly hauling out half of your closet to the donation bin, you might need to alter how you shop. This list helps you zero in on your style so you hit the stores savvier.

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Yes, we have found a miracle product among men, and you’ll want it ASAP.

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Do you love all of your pieces but are cursed with a tiny closet? Cut the chaos with this wardrobe hack.

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This piece makes you ask the hard questions like, “Does the care for this item fit my lifestyle?” or “What do I wish I owned instead?” Getting to the bottom of those answers will help you trim, trim, trim.

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If you’re sharing a closet with a partner or roommate, things can get messy, fast. This article helps you divvy up the space in a neat manner.

Tiny closet spaces, rejoice! You, too, can be organized.

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You have way more space in your closet than you realize. You just need the proper (cheap!) products to coax those spaces out.